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In Down Economy, Job Hunt Leads To The Military

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In Down Economy, Job Hunt Leads To The Military

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In Down Economy, Job Hunt Leads To The Military

In Down Economy, Job Hunt Leads To The Military

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As the nation's unemployment rate climbs, many Americans are considering military service.

For the first time since 2006, the military is meeting or exceeding its recruitment goals.

For more on the trend, Tony Cox speaks with Douglas Smith, spokesperson for United States Army Recruiting Command; recruiting commander Capt. Yahmin Norwood; and prospective soldier Jovon Page.

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